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Language Provision:
Modern Breton

The following Institutions support Modern Breton.

Institution

Name of Institution

 Aberystwyth  

Department

 Y Gymraeg / Welsh 

Website of Department

 www.aber.ac.uk/cymraeg 

Description

The department of Welsh at Aberystwyth offers a single honours degree scheme in Celtic Studies, which offers students the opportunity to study Irish as well as Welsh, and Scottish Gaelic and Breton may also be selected as options.  More Information

Name of Institution

 Moscow State University  

Department

 Germanic Linguistics Department 

Website of Department

 www.msu.ru/english/info/struct/facult/philol.html 

Description

Modern Breton, Welsh, Scottish Gaelic and Irish are taught at ab initio level.
Earlier Irish language and literature are taught. In addition, Gaulish language is offered.  More Information

Name of Institution

 National University of Ireland, Galway  

Department

 Irish  

Website of Department

 www.nuigalway.ie/an_ghaeilge_san_ollscoil/ 

Description

The National University of Ireland Galway provides a range of primary, Masters and Phd degrees in Irish language and literature. At primary degree level modules are available in Scottish Gaelic, Old Irish, Welsh, and Breton. It is also possible to study a variety of degrees in the university through the medium of the Irish language.  More Information

Name of Institution

 RENNES 2  

Department

 Breton et Celtique 

Website of Department

  

Description

Celtic Studies is taught within the department of Breton and Celtic Studies. Degree students of Breton may take modules in Welsh and Irish from first to third year of their degree. Modern Breton, Welsh and Irish may be studied at ab initio level. Courses in these languages vary from grammatical and oral, to literature studies. A Masters degree is also taught which offers students a range of modules in Breton.  More Information

Name of Institution

 Studienhaus für keltische Sprachen und Kultur (SKSK)  

Department

  

Website of Department

 www.sksk.de 

Description

Irish, Scottish Gaelic, Welsh and Breton are offered. SKSK also provides information on various universities in Germany where Celtic is offered. Apart from within the universities, Irish classes are offered at institutes such as adult education centres in cities throughout Germany.  More Information

Name of Institution

 Universität Bonn  

Department

 Sprachwissenschaftliches Insti 

Website of Department

 www.sprachwissenschaft.uni-bon 

Description

Students may take a degree in Celtic within the Celtic department. Language and literature courses are offered in Modern and Earlier Irish, Modern and Earlier Welsh, Manx, Scottish Gaelic, Breton and Cornish.  More Information

Name of Institution

 Université Catholique de l'Ouest (Guincamp)  

Department

  

Website of Department

 www.uco-bn.fr/ 

Description

The course in Breton, DU Métiers et Langue, is aimed at providing students with a professional qualification suitable for a number of careers, for example teaching, marketing, tourism.  More Information

Name of Institution

 Université de Bretagne Occidentale

Department

 Celtic department 

Website of Department

 www.univ-brest.fr/search_full_text.php?page=affiche_formation&class=formation405029dcc968a 

Description

A degree in Celtic may be taken within the Celtic department. Modern and Earlier Breton, and Modern and Earlier Irish may be studied at full undergraduate degree level. Sociolinguistics form a core part of Breton and Celtic Studies. A certificate can be obtained in Celtic grammar and philology.  More Information

Name of Institution

 Universität Hamburg 

Department

 Institut für Allgm. und Angewa 

Website of Department

  

Description

A range of Celtic languages are taught; Modern Irish and Earlier Irish, Scottish Gaelic, Modern Welsh, and Modern Breton language. Celtic is not established as a subject on its own but can only be studied in the framework of other subjects, for example within Phonetics or Indo-Germanic studies.  More Information

Name of Institution

 University of Uppsala  

Department

 English 

Website of Department

 www.engelska.uu.se 
Description The Department of English Studies includes a Celtic Section, which aims to give students a comprehensive understanding of the other indigenous languages and cultures of the British Isles. There are currently three major courses of study: Old and Middle Irish, Modern Irish, and Welsh, each of which may be continued to doctoral level. A course in Scottish Gaelic is also offered. Breton is offered intermittently.  More Information

Name of Institution

 University of Wales, Lampeter  

Department

 Department of Welsh 

Website of Department

 http://welsh.lamp.ac.uk/Department/English/ 

Description

 The broad Celtic dimension of Welsh Studies is evident in the optional modular courses in Irish and Breton accommodated by the degree scheme. As well as work in Welsh language, modules are offered in Welsh literature and history.  More Information

 

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